The first goal has been to identify 90% of objects 1 kilometer or larger.
Two telescopes are used: 1.5meter telescope on Mt. Lemon and a 68 cm telescope near Mt. Bigelow, both near Tucson, Arizona.
Data from the same telescopes is used for the Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey, scanning the images for Transients.
Near-Earth Object (NEO)